Biography for Dr. Scott Reznik

Scott Reznik, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at UT Southwestern.

After receiving his undergraduate degree in chemistry a Duke University, Dr. Reznik earned his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, as well as a postdoctoral research fellowship in lung transplant immunology. He then received advanced training in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

Prior to joining UT Southwestern in 2014, Dr. Reznik was the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Clinic in Temple, Texas.

His clinical research interests include lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and minimally invasive surgical approaches for both. He has a special interest in patient safety and quality care that includes research on how to safely educate surgical trainees.

Dr. Reznik is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of the General Thoracic Surgical Club, the American College of Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.